Angola Shooting for Guinness “Donut Capital of the World” Status
By: Sheila McCrea - Friday, May 27, 2022

ANGOLA — A Steuben County staple is looking to make its mark in the Guinness book of world records.

The Original Tom’s Donuts is setting out to make Angola the Donut Capital of the World.

The Steuben County landmark will be hosting a Guinness World Record event on Saturday at the 4 Corners Lake James location at 300 Lane 101 on Jimmerson Lake.

For Angola to get the Donut Capital of the World title, Tom’s Donuts will need to sell 2,000 freshly made doughnuts within eight hours.

Officially, Tom’s Donuts has the goal of setting the Guinness World Record for the most freshly made doughnuts sold in an eight-hour time span.

Doughnut sales will begin at the 4 Corners Tom’s Donut location at 6 a.m. and every doughnut sale until 2 p.m. will go toward the record.


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